Greg Barker set out to make a thematic bookend to “The War Room” with “The Final Year,” a look at Barack Obama’s foreign policy team over their last 12 months in office.
Whereas “The War Room,” the 1993 documentary about Bill Clinton’s White House campaign directed by D. A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, captured the rough and tumble nature of a national election and quest for power, “The Final Year” examines how people use the power they achieved and how the office changes the men and women who orbit the president.
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